Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Apt or disposed to believe on slight evidence.

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Usage examples "credulous":

  1. " You seem very credulous of the Baron's honesty, monsieur, to agree so such a place as this. - "Princess Maritza", Percy Brebner.
  2. The young are more credulous than the old, as having greater energy: they are apt, as Bacon puts it, to be " carried away by the sanguine element in their temperament". - "Logic, Inductive and Deductive", William Minto.
  3. One always hopes to the last that somehow- by a credulous belief in one's own letter of credit with Providence, I presume- one will pull through. - "The Iron Furrow", George C. Shedd.